Press Releases

August 25, 2020 Press Release
Funds for fellowships will support STEM opportunities for minority students, space exploration programs

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

August 24, 2020 Press Release
Cash-Strapped States Burdened with Costs Due to Administration’s Piecemeal Approach More Than 30 Lawmakers Signed Call for Administration to Stop Playing Political Games with COVID-19 National Guard Response Efforts

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), and Max Rose (NY-11) introduced new legislation to force the Trump Administration to cover the full cost of National Guard deployments for COVID-19 response efforts throughout the nation.

August 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

August 22, 2020 Press Release
Critical Vote Comes As New USPS Internal Documents Detail True Extent of Postmaster General’s Damaging Delays

Washington, D.C. – Today, with the U.S. Postal Service under assault from the Trump Administration, Congresswoman Deb Haaland voted to pass H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act.

August 21, 2020 Press Release
More than 100 House Democrats Held over 70 #DontMessWithUSPS Day of Action Events across the Country ahead of House Vote to Save Postal Service from Trump Sabotage

(Washington, D.C.) – More than 100 House Democrats answered House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s call for a Postal Day of Action this week, holding more than 70 events across the country to protect the Postal Service and the millions of Americans who depend on it for everything from: prescriptions, Social Security benefits, paychecks, tax returns and abse

August 19, 2020 Press Release

Albuquerque, N.M. - Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) joined 90 Democrats in demanding that the USPS Board of Governors remove Postmaster General Louis DeJoy from his position immediately.

August 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S.

August 18, 2020 Press Release
Bicameral Letter cites COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges, Inconsistencies in FCC policies between Tribal and non-Tribal application extensions for broadband internet spectrum access

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) led a bicameral group of lawmakers calling out the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) for shortchanging Tribes on the Tribal broadband application deadline.

August 17, 2020 Press Release
House to vote later this week on bill to save the Postal Service from sabotage

Albuquerque, N.M. – Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a press conference  tomorrow, Tuesday, August 18, at 11 a.m., in front of the Main Post Office. At the press conference, Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover, a Marine Corps veteran, and the local American Postal Worker Union will outline how President Trump’s changes to the